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P-47: The Freedom Fighter P-47: The Freedom Fighter - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Side-scrolling shooter. Guide your WWII aircraft through enemy territory wiping out aircraft and bases on your way to the mission objective to be destroyed. Collect the many power-ups to help you on your way.

P-47: The Freedom Fighter was produced by Jaleco in 1988.

Jaleco released 98 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1982. Jaleco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Jaleco during the time period P-47: The Freedom Fighter was produced include: Bases Loaded, Butasan, Psychic 5, Ginga NinkyouDen, Exerizer, Legend Of Makai, Makai Densetsu, Iga Ninjyutsuden: Itsushin no Kaku, Kick Off, and Kazan



Name P-47: The Freedom Fighter
Developer Jaleco (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8949
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
Game Specific P-47: The Freedom Fighter Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

P-47: The Freedom Fighter Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireBombs/Missles
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

P-47: The Freedom Fighter KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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This is the Japanese release of P-47: The Phantom Fighter.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op P-47: The Freedom Fighter Census

There are 14,965 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,552 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,380 machines (6,942 unique titles).

Common - There are 32 known instances of this machine owned by P-47: The Freedom Fighter collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 3 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 28 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



This game is based on a standard Jaleco platform using twin 68K CPU's that is used on a few other games e.g. The Astyanax. It is coded MB8842 with an MB8843 ROM daughter card. Changing the ROM card changes the game.

To enter TEST mode, you must push the player 1 and 2 coin buttons together at boot. In test mode there are several screens and the buttons F1 and F2 correspond to player 1 button 1 and button 2. To exit test mode, simply power down the board. The same applies for all the other JALECO Megasys games such as Rodland and Saint Dragon.

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